Northeastern University’s Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship Program is a two-year fellowship designed to advance the education and training of Pharm.D. or Ph.D graduates in various areas of industry pharmacy including regulatory affairs, medical information/affairs, patient safety, outcomes research, and many other areas. The program is a collaboration between Northeastern University and biopharmaceutical industry partners
Our program provides a dynamic academic environment offering fellows the opportunity for a wide breadth of experiences:
Develop teaching skills through participation in our Teaching and Learning Seminar series
Facilitate small and large group didactic education in partnership with a faculty mentor
Create, present, and publish scholarly research through collaborative industry and university relationships
Engage with faculty who participate in various interdisciplinary
Network with area residents and other Northeastern fellows via professional development programs, teaching seminars, and participation on fellowship committees
In partnership with Northeastern University, Takeda Pharmaceuticals is offering a two-year Clinical Science PharmD/PhD fellowship based in Cambridge, MA.
We are not accepting PPS interview requests. Applicants must apply through our career portal to be considered for this position. Apply today using the link at the end of this posting!
About Takeda Pharmaceutical Company:
Takeda is focused on creating better health for people and a brighter future for the world. We aim to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments in our core therapeutic and business areas, including gastrointestinal and inflammation, rare diseases, plasma-derived therapies, oncology, neuroscience and vaccines. Together with our partners, we aim to improve the patient experience and advance a new frontier of treatment options through our dynamic and diverse pipeline. As a leading values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Japan, we are guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Our employees in approximately 80 countries and regions are driven by our purpose and are grounded in the values that have defined us for more than two centuries. For more information, visit www.takeda.com.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company is committed to striving towards better health for people and a brighter future for the world through the development and delivery of potentially life-transforming treatments. Takeda Gastrointestinal and Inflammation (GI2) Clinical Sciences group is within Research and Development. Clinical Sciences leads clinical development programs to bring medicines to patients with gastrointestinal, inflammatory and liver diseases. If you want to learn clinical development and grow your career within the pharmaceutical industry, join our Clinical Sciences Fellowship.
Clinical Sciences at Takeda provides medical and scientific support across the asset lifecycle, from early clinical development to marketed products for the Gastrointestinal and Inflammation therapeutic area. The two-year Takeda Clinical Science Fellowship Program is designed to prepare post-doctoral scholars for rewarding careers in the biopharmaceutical industry. Fellows will learn the day-to-day role of Clinical Sciences on global matrixed teams by leading and contributing to the design, implementation, monitoring, analysis and reporting of clinical studies. The overarching program goal is to empower Fellows to be high achieving clinical leaders that bring transformational medicines to patients.
In year one, fellows will have a rotational experience in clinical sciences across various development programs. In addition, a 3-month elective rotation with GMA, regulatory or another area of interest will be offered. Fellows will be integrated into clinical sciences typical daily workflows while potentially leading special projects and clinical initiatives. In the second year, fellows will have an immersive clinical science experience potentially having the opportunity to work autonomously as a clinical scientist.
The overall fellowship goal is to equip Fellows with competitive skillsets for clinical science positions and embolden Fellows to be high achieving clinical leaders in their career.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited institution, eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Massachusetts OR Doctor of Philosophy degree in a biological or physical science.
Excellent oral and written communication, time management, and leadership skills, ability to work independently and take initiative on a variety of projects at the industry site and Northeastern.
Applicants should submit the following APPLICATION MATERIALS by the priority deadline of October 31, 2023
Curriculum vitae (CV), uploaded
Unofficial PharmD transcripts, uploaded
Cover letter, uploaded
Three formal letters of recommendation (LORs) sent directly from the letter writer to PharmDFellowships@northeastern.edu by November 29th , 2023. LOR writers should include the candidate’s name and fellowship program(s) in the subject line (e.g. Smith, John – Alnylam, GSK).
Address cover letter and three LORs to:
J. Andrew Orr-Skirvin, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy
Chair, Department of Pharmacy & Health System Sciences
Director of Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship Program
Northeastern University Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowships Program offers a variety of two-year post-PharmD research fellowships. We aim to provide fellows with a dynamic environment to develop industry and academic skills to be leaders in their fields.
With the rich biopharmaceutical landscape of Greater Boston as a backdrop, our programs offer the fellow an opportunity to work with innovative industry partners in a variety of specialty areas while partnering with Northeastern University faculty in the areas of research, scholarship, and teaching.